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Derryn Hinch 'thrilled' after meeting Jarrod Bleijie over sex offender register

Amy Remeikis Broadcaster floats sex offender register with Attorney-General.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

Queensland Parliament.

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

Jarrod Bleijie.

Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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Rapist Robert John Fardon back in court

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A court hearing to determine the fate of notorious Queensland rapist Robert John Fardon is due to begin on Tuesday.

Gender equality in judiciary has 'worsened' under LNP: Justice Margaret McMurdo

Justice Margaret McMurdo.

Amy Remeikis Six months ago, a speech on gender equality in Queensland's judicial system by Justice Margaret McMurdo sparked a war of words with the LNP government, which the two ends of George Street are still...

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Attorney-General wins fight to keep killer Mark Richard Lawrence in jail

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Nathan Paull A notorious killer and rapist who has been in jail for more than 30 years will remain there after Queensland's attorney-general successfully appealed against his release.

Notorious Queensland rapist Robert John Fardon due to face court

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A notorious rapist who was the first to be jailed in Queensland indefinitely could be back in court as early as Wednesday after he allegedly breached his supervision order.

'Populist' Newman government hiding behind facade: Tony Fitzgerald

Tony Fitzgerald says power in the state has been transferred to

Amy Remeikis There's no love lost between Tony Fitzgerald and the Newman government.

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Carmody appoinment still rankles: Davis

Former bar association president has renewed allegations that the body was threatened.

Unionists rally around Queensland prison guard Kylie Muscat

Queensland Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk with suspended prison worker Kylie Muscat at the rally.

Jamie Mckinnell Dozens of angry unionists at a Brisbane rally have vowed to continue fighting for a prison officer who was suspended after blowing the whistle on safety concerns.

Crime stats provide reality check in Queensland's bikie crackdown

How was the anti-bikie strategy in Queensland framed, and what has it achieved so far?

Terry Goldsworthy Queensland's bikie crackdown and its associated legislative measures have polarised public opinion on the necessity and success of this approach.

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